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Happy Cretan

4.0 of 5 Spa   |   Agia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia, Crete 71500, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 33 hotels in Agia Pelagia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello everyone,we have just returned after 12 magical days at the Happy Cretan. This place is just magic. I have never been so totally relaxed after the first day on any holiday. The rooms are fabulous,we had a suite for the 3 of us. Very clean,modern,spacious and comfortable. Great tv,air con and bathroom. Amazing views from the balconies,yes you get... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They will put you up in the "ghetto house" which is the only one without a view. Otherwise the staff is very sweet. Leaving with a somewhat bitter feeling ........................................................................................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned after a week at happy cretan & had the most amazing week!!!! Relaxation, sun, good food & drinks, perfect. Upon arrival (11.30pm) we were handed a cold mythos by Dimitri which was much appreciated after a long day of travelling along with some delicious supper. We stayed in a stone suite (234) which was perfect, very... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and 5 year old daughter have just returned after a week at this lovely little hotel. Through my job I have been lucky enough to stay in some real top end luxury hotels but I have to say that I have not stayed anywhere that has been as friendly with such personal service as this little... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was great, they helped us on renting a car, suggested places to visit, I would recommend it to everybody. The room was clean, beautiful, and the place is very very nice! Relaxing and well connected to Agia Pelagia (beaches, nice food, 10 mins) and Heraklion (20 mins). I suggest to rent a car as it allows you to... More

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Jamberoo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were only planning on staying one night but we ended up using the Happy Cretan as a base for exploring Crete. We had booked one room but after seeing that we were a family with tall teenagers, very friendly host Dimitris gave us an extra room at no cost. Happy Cretan offers great water views, a filling breakfast, has... More

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Ranco, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had booked a hotel apartment, but seems to be much more a Hotel. From the minute we arrived, the service provided and the hospitality was just fantastic. The host couple did a great job working 24hrs in this small cosy hotel. The cleaning was good and the facilities was sufficient. really a place to relax and enjoy the Greek... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 8 days with my wife and kids and we all loved it. The one-bedroom-apartment was clean and modern but had some minor designer-flaws: no showercurtain or door made the bath easily wet, no overhead hanger for the showerhead made shampooing difficult and A/C only in the livingroom made privacy impossible on hot nights. The pool and pooldeck was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stayed at this hotel for two weeks and found the whole place amazing. Where do I start.... The hotel itself is stunning, breathtaking views, modern apartments, refreshing and relaxing pool area, great food! After going on several coach trips, the Happy Cretan is the nicest looking and eye catching hotel for some distance! Staff were the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I spent the last few days of our honeymoon at the Happy Cretan. Crete was intended to give us a slightly different route to Greece compared to how we arrived but we felt we should have spent more time there at the expense of time spent in Naxos (but not money as this hotel was cheaper than... More

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Address: Agia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia, Crete 71500, Greece
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Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Agia Pelagia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Happy Cretan 4*
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Happy Cretan Agia Pelagia
Happy Cretan Hotel
Happy Cretan Crete/Agia Pelagia

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Featuring an outdoor pool with a hot tub, Happy Cretan luxury thalasso hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea. Located 1.5 km from Agia Pelagia Beach, it offers a sea-view fitness centre and free Wi-Fi.All units at Happy Cretan come equipped with a satellite TV and fridge. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer, free toiletries and makeup mirror. Some accommodation types are self-catered, while others are stone-built with a slanted ceiling.Guests can start their day with a buffet breakfast, enriched with homemade sweets. Greek and Cretan dishes are served at the on-site restaurant. The poolside snack bar prepares refreshing drinks and light meals. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport and Heraklio Port are 22 km away. Free parking is possible nearby the property. ... more   less 
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